590 Main Road
Holden, ME 04429
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Holden School serves 156 students in grades 2-4.
Holden School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Maine for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Holden School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maine for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Holden School's student population of 156 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-4
Total Students
156 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Holden School is ranked within the top 10% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Holden School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#44 out of 524 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
95%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 2-4
  • Students: 156 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in ME
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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